Each year is an opportunity for discovery—and Halifax Public Libraries staff discovered a lot in 2022. Check out our best book recommendations from the past year. In the past 365 days, we've come across some
Susan “the Sketcher” MacLeod Sketches Dartmouth Death Café
By LibraryLifeDecember 20, 2022
The Library's volunteer sketch artist, Susan the Sketcher, attended a monthly meet-up of the Dartmouth Death Café at Cole Harbour Public Library.
Did Not Finish: The Reads We’ve Bookmarked, Indefinitely
By LibraryLifeDecember 16, 2022
Libraries are filled with thousands of titles—but not everything is for everybody. For many of us, there are books we simply can't finish. Here are some of the titles that made their way to our staff members' DNF lists.
Where to Shop – Celebrating the Holidays in Dartmouth, c. 1973
By LocalHistoryDecember 14, 2022
If you want the holidays of 1973 to rock, you need to get out and hit the shops. You hop into your bell bottoms, grab your puffer jacket and platform boots, and get truckin’ out the door! Staff blogger Vicky is taking you on a tour of Dartmouth retail in 1973.
Celebrating 45 Years of Shared Learning: A Photo Gallery
By LibraryLifeDecember 12, 2022
On November 23, 2022, community members were invited to Halifax Central Library to celebrate 45 years of the Library's University Classes for Everyone partnership with Saint Mary's University. Check out this photo gallery to view some of our favourite moments from the day.
Your Library Wrapped 2022
By LibraryLifeDecember 2, 2022
This year was one for the books—literally! Inspired by the popular Spotify Wrapped campaign, let's take a deep dive into how you used your Library in 2022, and celebrate some top borrowed books, resources, and stats of the year.
Gifts From the Library
By BehindTheShelvesDecember 2, 2022
Here you go, wrapped up with a bloggy bow: 12 free Gifts From the Library you can give this holiday season—or any time of year—to bring great cheer, reduce waste, honour your budget, and cherish this time with loved ones. Gift one, gift all; or make time to treat yourself.
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